Passing the farm on to the next generation, whether it be within a traditional family or in the extended farm family, is like any other major life event — and needs as much family.
How to pass the farm on to the next generation is a puzzle as old as time itself. Inevitably, the question will be asked…who’s next? According to Michigan State University, discussing and planning for the evolution of the family farm should include a close look at the five D’s – death, disability, disaster, divorce and disagreements.
This video with Mike Tobias of Nebraska N.E.T. News and Harvest Public Media shows one Nebraska farm’s story.